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220px-SBD-3 Dauntless bombers of VS-8 over the burning Japanese cruiser Mikuma on 6 June 1942

The Battle of Midway took place in June, 1942 - near Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean. It was part of the War in the Pacific during World War Two, and saw America achieve a huge victory over Japan.

OutcomeEdit

All four Japanese aircraft carriers were destroyed by American dive bombers, as well as 322 planes and 3500 men. The American navy lost one aircraft carrier: the Yorktown.

Ultimately, the Battle gave the US its first decisive defeat over Japan.

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